The THM welcomes staff and faculty from partner universities worldwide
The International Office will support you with organizational and administrative issues before and upon arrival at the THM .
Long-term guest lectures and guest researcher will find individual support here.
Mobility Requests and Registration
Detailed instructions on how to apply via the SoleMove Application portal you can find here.
Visa and insurance issues
Good planning and timely preparation lay the foundation for a successful stay abroad. Below you will find an overview of things you need to take care of.
Visa for stays up to 90 days
- EU countries: If you come from an EU member state you generally do not need a visa to enter Germany
- Citizens of third countries: Please check well in advance if you need a visa on the website of the Federal Foreign Office. You can also ask the German Embassy in your country.
Please ensure adequate health, accident and personal liability insurance throughout your stay in Germany.
The DAAD offers combined health, accident and personal liability insurance for academics who come to Germany. More information about the terms and conditions can be found here.
Accommodation arrangements will be planned by each participant individually.
Have a look at the hotel suggestions for:
THM Guest apartments
You cannot exchange foreign currencies into euros in Gießen , Friedberg or Wetzlar.
The last possibility to exchange foreign currency (both on arrival and departure) is in Frankfurt at the airport and/or at the main railway station.
The three campuses of the THM can be reached easily by public transportation such as plane, train or by car.
Getting to Giessen
Getting to THM Campus - Giessen
Getting to Friedberg
Getting to THM Campus - Friedberg
All three campuses of the THM are located in the wider area of the Metropolitan Region of Frankfurt/Main (distance to Frankurt 35 – 60 km) and each of the three cities and its surrounding areas offer a wide variety of leisure possibilities and interesting sights.
The following links might be helpful regarding the organization of your stay. Additionally you can get helpful information at the THM InfoCenter in Giessen other Friedberg.
Online campus plan - Friedberg
RMV - Public transport
RMV - Rhein-Main transport association
Giessen + surrounding area
Landkreis Giessen - surrounding area of Giessen
Friedberg + surrounding area
Landkreis Wetterau - surrounding area of Friedberg
Wetzlar + surrounding area
Services on campus
During your stay at the THM you are welcome to use a variety of services – see below.
the InfoCenter THM team is also available to help with any questions you may have.